Tribes Ask International Human Rights Commission to Stop Violence Against Water Protectors

An official petition was submitted to the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights; representatives from the tribes will appear before the Commission next Friday WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe and the… Read More

Chief Arvol Looking Horse Speaks on Standing Rock in Buffalo: Photo Essay

Photo: Orin Langelle/ photolangelle.org Chief Arvol Looking Horse: There is a Lakota prophecy that says there will be a great black snake that will run through the land and bring destruction to the people and to the earth…. Read More

WATCH: Veteran Calls Out Militarized Police Response to #NoDAPL Activists

Kash Jackson, a Louisiana navy veteran, attended announcements near the Sacred Stone camp’s sacred fire dressed in full naval uniform, telling those there that he would stand in the river with them if needed. “One thing bonds us, and… Read More

#NODAPL: Army Corps Threatens to Close Oceti Sakowin Camp on Dec. 5

Via Indigenous Environmental Network: Cannon Ball, ND – Today Colonel John W. Henderson of the United States Army Corps sent a letter to Dave Archambault II, the Chairman of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, stating that on December… Read More

Father of Injured Dakota Access Protester: Explosion ‘Blew the Bone Out of Her Arm’

Via VTDigger.org:    A New York woman may lose her arm after being hurt in a showdown with police while protesting the Dakota Access Pipeline in North Dakota. Sophia Wilansky, a 21-year-old from the Bronx borough of New… Read More

Pipeline Activist Faces Possible Amputation After Police Injure Hundreds At Standing Rock

Boston, MA — Among the Spectra pipeline resisters scheduled to appear in West Roxbury District Court today is 22 year old Sophia Wilansky.  Sophia is one of the Mass Grave 6 defendants, along with Karenna Gore, daughter of… Read More

How You Can Help North Dakota Water Protectors Brutalized by Police

Despite a near coverage blackout from mainstream media, outrage is spreading after the violent police actions that took place against water protectors in North Dakota taking on the Dakota Access Pipeline. 167 people were injured, including “Sophia Walinsky… Read More

#NoDAPL Day of Solidarity with Standing Rock Water Protectors

November 15th is the #NoDAPL Day of Action at Army Corps of Engineers.  To view all of the actions planned for today, click here Columbus Ohio Lockdown COLUMBUS — Police shut down Broad at 3rd and at High after a… Read More

WATCH: #NoDAPL Water Protectors Tear Gassed by Police During Attempt to Reclaim Sacred Burial Site

Via CommonDreams.org: Water protectors near the Standing Rock Sioux reservation continued to face violence and intimidation on Sunday, with police again firing tear gars as they attempted to defend their sacred ground. According to reporting by Unicorn Riot,… Read More

WATCH: Standing Rock Protectors Brutalized By Cops In Standoff

Via CommonDreams.org. Original post may be updated: Police descended on water protectors in North Dakota on Wednesday, as images on social media showed a dramatic standoff along a creek that borders a construction site for the long-opposed Dakota… Read More